Primitive art by Douglas Fraser

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Art, Primitive.

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StatementDouglas Fraser.
SeriesThe Arts of man series
LC ClassificationsN5310 .F7
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5852714M
LC Control Number62013342

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About this Item: Museum of Primitive Art, New York, Original wraps. Condition: Near fine. First Edition. 12mo, bound in original wraps, cover lightly age darkened, contents lightly age toned, but otherwise near fine.

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When the collection of the now-closed Museum of Primitive Art (MPA) was transferred to the Metropolitan Museum in andit became the foundation for the Met’s African art holdings. Prior to that, it helped shape several pioneering exhibitions, including the MPA’s show Senufo Sculpture from West Africa.

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